Paraffin Wax Testing

Refined paraffin wax purity and quality control testing.

Paraffinic waxes are used for many industrial and consumer applications. Intertek laboratories test and analyze paraffin wax to determine a wide range of chemical and physical properties. Paraffin was analysis can include purity, contamination, trace components, and more.

Analysis of refined paraffinic waxes:

  • Melting Point, ASTM D87 
  • Oil Content, ASTM D721
  • Color, Saybolt Number ASTM D156 
  • Odor, ASTM D1833 
  • Penetration, ASTM D1321
  • FDA Multi-ring aromatics, FDA 121-1156
  • Density, ASTM D1298
  • Mechanical Impurities
  • Water Content
  • Solvent Content, (Benzene, Toluene)
  • Water Soluble Acid and Alkali  
  • Trace analysis
  • Contamination analysis
  • and additional tests
  • Wax content in crude oil

 
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